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Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Council OKs small garbage, recycling fee increases

The San Marcos City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously for an ordinance that would increase garbage pickup and recycling service fees on single- and multi-family residential customers.

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Single stream recycling to begin for multi-family units

Starting on Feb. 1, curbside recycling will be available to all San Marcos residents living in multi-family units. The San Marcos City Council passed the ordinance in December.

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Single-stream recycling for apartments starts Feb. 1

The City of San Marcos will expand its single stream recycling service to include multi-family units on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

City offices turn green

City buildings in San Marcos now get the benefit of the single stream recycling already available to residents. Due to a partnership with Green Guy Recycling, the city is also able to participate in this "green" process.

Friday, March 27th, 2009

First graders help kick off single-stream recycling

City and school officials joined the students Wednesday to put the first unsorted recyclable materials into a new 96-gallon cart. TDS is delivering the green carts with tan lids this week and next week to about 6,700...

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Video: Crockett students kick off recycling program

Along with the city of San Marcos and Texas Disposal Systems, the kids began single stream recycling this week which accepts an expanded list of recycled materials and accepts them without sorting.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

From Chris Jones: ‘Single stream recycling just makes sense’

IN THE CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENT CHANNEL: Council member Chris Jones advocates for adding a more comprehensive recycling service to the city's trash pickup and disposal contract.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

City council delays decision on expanded recycling

San Marcos council members delayed a decision this afternoon on a proposal from the city's trash contractor to integrate a more comprehensive recycling service into their five-year contract.